This writing contest has both a regional and national component.After reading the contest guidelines—which include helpful information about how to brainstorm and outline a story—kids can submit illustrated stories to their local PBS station.The magazine is published quarterly and submitted work is read not only by editors but also by an advisory board comprised of students between the ages of eight and 16.
youth essay contest which encourages young minds to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme chosen by the VFW Commander-in-Chief.
This year's theme is: Pro-Life Essay Contest: The Culture of Life Studies Program is teaming up with the Institute for Excellence in Writing to offer students in grades K-12 the chance to express their pro-life beliefs.
Like Stone Soup, Creative Kids Magazine is not a contest but a publication written for kids by kids.
Kids can submit everything from stories and songs to editorials and plays.
Submissions from all nine IEW units, journalism, and poetry are accepted.
Student artists are also considered to illustrate written submissions.
National winners receive a monetary or gift card prize as well as a sizable “LAL Reading Promotion” grant in their name for their local school district.
Though technically not a contest, Stone Soup magazine publishes stories (2,500 words or less) and poetry and book reviews by kids 13 and younger.
Each station chooses winners which are then entered in the national contest.
TIME for Kids, a non-fiction weekly news magazine for classrooms, is a child-oriented version of its parent, TIME Magazine.